Category Archive for: Pure Praise Resources

Respecting Each Other’s Music Styles in Worship (Repost)

by Next Level Worship

The following is an excerpt from Week 7 of Pure Praise: A Heart-Focused Bible Study on Worship. Any song that honors God and is scripturally accurate is, in fact, “suitable” to be sung at church. However, not every song is suitable every time the church gathers. That is because of a thing called sensitivity… While particular…



Pure Praise Weekly Introductions DVD Available!

by Next Level Worship

Announcing our most exciting companion resource to Pure Praise yet! Author Dwayne Moore has just released a DVD of weekly introduction videos designed to motivate and inspire you and your group to stay faithful to each week’s devotional study in Pure Praise!  The DVD includes intro videos for all 9 weeks of the study, plus…



Saddleback Worship Trainer Endorses Pure Praise Audio Devotions

by Next Level Worship

Al Lowry heads up a large worship leader training ministry at Saddleback Church in CA. His ministry is called GIG, or Guitarists Into God. He works with zillions of worship leaders. This is what he said about our Pure Praise Audio Devotions that he recently reviewed: “I am probably the poster child target for your efforts as…



Pure Praise Impacts Lives in The Worship Community

by Next Level Worship

Here are some comments from a few in TheWorshipCommunity forum who finished all 9 weeks of Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship. I came to this study wanting, seeking, and asking God for one or two things in my life; and He gave me much more…When I came, I felt so overwhelmed that I…



Forum Comments from Pure Praise Study

by Next Level Worship

TheWorshipCommunity.com is going together through Pure Praise: A Heart-focused Bible Study on Worship. You can still jump into their amazing  discussions of what they are learning during each day’s devotional study. Go here to read the forums and get involved. Here are a few quotes from the forum discussion during Week 1: First off, I…



Pure Praise Audio Devotions

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http://files.nextlevelworship.com/podcast/Week1Day4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe are excited to announce an amazing companion resource for the Pure Praise worship study. We have just finished and released brief, daily devotions to compliment all 45 lessons from the Pure Praise book! These are all read by author Dwayne Moore. These audio devotions are only 5 to…



Personal Spiritual Retreat Guide for Pure Praise

by Next Level Worship

Those who go through the Pure Praise worship study are challenged to take a day and get away for a personal spiritual renewal retreat. The following is a recommended guide to use on that retreat. Of course, this guide will work for anyone, whether you are doing Pure Praise or not. My Day Away Preparing…



Week 7 Day 2: Scenarios about Music Style Preferences

by Next Level Worship

This is an extra resource for people going through the Pure Praise worship study:   For Week 7, Day 2: With John 13:34-35 and Romans 12:10 in mind, let’s consider the following situations between Christians. Were the characters in each of these short stories loving and honoring toward one another, or were they unloving and selfish? Scenario #1:…



Primary Hebrew Words for Praise

by Next Level Worship

This is another extra resource for those going through the Pure Praise worship study. Please utilize this list of Hebrew definitions for words used for praise in the Old Testament. There are several Hebrew words that are translated as “praise” in most English versions. We strongly encourage you to go deeper in studying these amazing word-pictures. NOTE: We’ve…



Week 9 Day 1: The Three Sources of Temptation

by Next Level Worship

This is an extra resource for people going through the Pure Praise worship study. For Week 9, Day 1 The prince of the power of the air is not the only source of our temptations. Our own fleshly nature and the world around us can also tempt us to go astray. (See Ephesians 2:2-3) I like…



Week 7 Day 4: Creative Progression of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

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Another extra resource for readers of the Pure Praise worship study:  For Week 7 Day 4 (regarding Colossians 3:16) While we find Christian hymns in the church at a very early period, as one scholar admitted, “Our information regarding the hymnology of the early Christians is very limited.”1 Most agree, however, that the “psalms” Paul referred to…



Week 3 Day 4: Deeper Insights Into God’s Names

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This is an extra resource for people going through the Pure Praise worship study. For Week 3, Day 4:   In our anchor narrative here in 2 Chronicles, we find two of God’s revealing names: Elohim, translated “God” in our English Bible and Jehovah, which is written as “LORD” (in all caps) in the English versions. Interestingly, Jehoshaphat…



Week 3 Day 5: Knowing God Brings Us Energy in Serving Him

by Next Level Worship

This is an extra resource for people going through the Pure Praise worship study.  For Week 3, Day 5:  Beyond the four explained in the study, another benefit of knowing God is energy in serving the Lord. I will never forget as a teenager how tired I felt one Sunday afternoon. After an entire morning and afternoon of…



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